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May Queen from 1961

May Queen

Crowning a May Queen each spring was a Nazareth tradition for many years. The 1961 yearbook declared this queen and her court were poised to “pay homage to God’s queen.”

Thanks to many alums who shared information, this May Queen has been identified: Ann Marie Lortscher '60, '67G, who became a Sister of St. Joseph in Rochester, then transferred to the Trappestines in Dubuque, Iowa. The page is David Kunz, and the flower girl is Ann’s niece Peggy Too